We love Columbus and believe there is something for everyone, at every age. Check out the zoo, art exhibits, local eateries and festivals! If you’re from the area, we’d love to hear about your favorite things to do. We’ve gathered a list of some of our favorite things to do in central Ohio. We hope to see you there!
Short North Gallery Hop (1st Saturday of every month) – a celebration of arts throughout the Short North with new gallery exhibitions, street performers, special events, food, and drinks.
Columbus Zoo and Aquarium – Every guest who passes through the turnstile at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium embarks on an adventure to make memories that will last a lifetime. Add extra time to spend a day at Zoombezi Bay too!
Ohio Village – Open mostly in the spring and summer, with special events through the fall and winter, Ohio Village is a glimpse of life in Ohio in the 1890’s. Tour homes from the period and meet with villagers.
Wexner Center for the Arts – The Wexner Center for the Arts is The Ohio State University’s multidisciplinary, international laboratory for the exploration and advancement of contemporary art.
Franklin Park Conservatory – A horticultural and educational institution showcasing exotic plant collections, special exhibitions, and Dale Chihuly artworks.
Columbus Museum of Art – Located just east of downtown, CMA is an expansive and welcoming place dedicated to creating great experiences with great art for everyone.
Inniswood Metro Gardens – Nestled within a scenic nature preserve, the 123-acre Inniswood Metro Gardens features streams and woodlands, wildflowers and wildlife, and a series of short easy walking trails.
Inniswood Metro Gardens